By Lanford Beard
Updated November 30, 2011 at 05:48 PM EST
Credit: Tasos Katopodis/

Since yesterday’s outpouring of sadness at the unexpected passing of comedian Patrice O’Neal, the usually funny faces of Twitter have continued to maintain a serious tone. Most notably, Greg “Opie” Hughes — whose Tweet confirmed O’Neals death on the Twittersphere — posted, “Last thing I filmed w/ Patrice O’Neal was him singing w/ Warren Haynes. Strangely, he picked this song” and linked to a clip of O’Neal singing, “I have had my fun if I never get well no more/ Oh my health is fading/ Oh yeah, I’m going down slow.”

See what other celebs, including Ricky Gervais, Marlon Wayans, and Sarah Silverman, after the jump.

Ricky Gervais: “One of my favourite stand up comedians. So sad. RIP”

Mike Birbiglia: “Patrice O’Neal was one of the smartest and quickest comedians I’ve ever seen.”

Jeffrey Ross: “Make some room. Here comes our pal Patrice.”

Marlon Wayans: “In honor of Patrice O’Neal i will not tweet for one hour. RIP Make God laugh Patrice”

Sherri Shepherd: “Trying 2 digest the fact that a wonderful comic Patrice O’Neal passed away @41 from a stroke-complications of diabetes. Life’s 2 short #RIP”

Sarah Silverman: “RIP Patrice O’Neal. You made us laugh til we cried.”

Todd Barry: “Patrice O’Neal on Radiohead’s ‘Creep.’ One of the best comedians ever. I will miss him.”

Bob Saget: “Patrice O’Neal. So damn funny and so smart and such a giant heart.”

Kevin Smith: “I shared some air & some air time with the man on O&A & he was always funny & thoughtful. Patrice – He WILL be missed”

Andy Dick: “RIP PATRICE O’NEAL!!! You made me laugh REAL hard many times. Thank you for that!”

Lisa Lampanelli: “RIP, Patrice O’Neal. So glad we got to chat one last time a few years back. A true gentleman.”

Kevin Nealon: “Patrice O’Neal. Patrice O’Neal. Patrice O’Neal. Patrice O’Neal. Patrice O’Neal. Patrice O’Neal. Patrice O’Neal. Can’t say it enough. RIP”

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